Buffalo Brewing Company has closed after three years in business. The brewery had recently made the jump from operating within a garden and hobby shop to a standalone business with a taproom in the Heights neighborhood and a brewing operation down Cantrell hill. However, the move didn’t make enough money …




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How in the world has it taken me almost two years to order the truffle deviled eggs appetizer at The Pantry? The execution on this American picnic table classic, with its light, smooth piped-in filling, is both beautiful and delectable. Add just a slight crack of salt and pepper over the top and enjoy yourself one …




Time is an amazing thing. Especially living in any decent sized city. What time makes new today it will bulldoze tomorrow. We see that a lot in the food industry. Everyone is entranced with the next new thing. South on Main, Cache, or whatever Donnie Ferneau and Lee Richardson are …




Dear Bossa Nova, know this … you serve one of the best lunches in town. I’ve been a few times and absolutely love the food coming out of your kitchen. But goodness, please lower your prices a bit. My smoked salmon wrap, with basil pesto, cream cheese, capers, lettuce and …




This week marked the return to patio dining season, even if the local weathermen are trying to put a temporary hold on it. One of our favorite things about spring and fall in Little Rock is enjoying lunch or after work drinks on some of the excellent patios around town. …




I’ve written some choice words in the past about our nationwide epidemic of crappy kid’s menus. We want our children to have a variety of healthy food options, but yet most restaurants offer the same old choices of cheese pizza, hot dogs, French fries and mac and cheese. Not at …




I met Michael Juiliano, the man better known as Hot Dog Mike, for the first time in the summer of 2010. He had his shiny steel cart parked in an alley in downtown Little Rock and there was no one around. Mike that day was humble, friendly, and maybe even a …




We have been good friends and big fans of Little Rock based startup Treatsie. First shipping last year, Treatsie offers monthly subscription boxes of artisan sweets from carefully curated small batch candy makers. Think Birchbox meets jam of the month club, but a whole lot better. “There are millions of …




Welcome to “Around the Rock,” a weekly peek into my culinary adventures and a means to keep you in the loop with all the happenings in our Little Rock food scene. I’m happy to report Stone’s Throw Brewery is now cranking out some wonderful beer. I knocked back two cold …




The group that developed popular restaurants Big Orange, Local Lime, and ZaZa’s finally unveiled their latest creation: Lost 40 Brewing Company. The team (officially known as Yellow Rocket Concepts) of Scott McGehee, John Beachboard, and Russ McDonough have a knack for high quality craft beer. The move to brewing their …




Welcome to “Around the Rock,” a weekly peek into my culinary adventures and a means to keep you in the loop with all the happenings in our Little Rock food scene. Well, it was about damn time I ventured out to Doe’s Eat Place on the edge of downtown Little …




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